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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' North, Longitude: 63° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.6"1001.84 miwest0° 12' 13.7"14.01 misouth1002.03 mi
24 hours12° 04' 35.3"834.17 mieast4° 59' 56.6"343.48 misouth902.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaFri 9:28 AM327 km203 miles176 nmEast E
Puerto AyacuchoFri 8:58 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarFri 8:58 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
LindenFri 9:28 AM682 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Fernando de ApureFri 8:58 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
Georgetown (Guyana)Fri 9:28 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
MitúFri 8:28 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamFri 9:28 AM767 km476 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausFri 9:28 AM792 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieFri 10:28 AM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE

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